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Euxanthe eurinome
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Charaxinae
Genus: Euxanthe
Hübner, [1819]
  • Godartia Lucas, 1843
  • Anthora Doubleday, 1844
  • Hypomelaena Aurivillius, 1898

Euxanthe is a genus of butterflies in the subfamily Charaxinae.


There are six species all found in Afrotropical forests. The popular name is Forest Queen.

External links

  • Media related to Euxanthe at Wikimedia Commons
  • TOL
  • Funet Systematics
  • Barcodes of life Images
  • 13: Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter. Plate XIII 29Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der ErdeSeitz, A.
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